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Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle

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School is up to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Coed Boarding School, with classes from IV to XII. It is an English Medium school.



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Rishi Valley School

About School

Know about Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

Rishi Valley School Madanapalle, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Coed Boarding School, with classes from IV to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh. Rishi Valley School was established in 1926. It is a Private School and is part of Rishi Valley Education Centre and is managed by Krishnamurti Foundation, India. The school is member of Indian Public School Conference.

Basic facts about Rishi Valley School:
Year Established


School Type

Private School


Krishnamurti Foundation, India




Boarding School


Class IV - Class XII

Student / Teacher Ratio


Admission Period

September to December every year. Applications for the upcoming academic year are to be submitted by December 1 of the prior year.

  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
School Level
Primary School (I-V) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

Rishi Valley School is a Coed Boarding School, which serves the educational needs of over 360 students from IV through XII. The classes in Rishi Valley School for every academic year begins in Mid June and ends in March end.

The Rishi Valley school is located in a pollution free, serene and beautiful valley. It is one of the leading residential schools in India. School was founded by philosopher J.Krishnamurti.

Students are selected from the pool of applicants on the basis of their character, talent, academic ability as well as parental background. The students in the school are aged 8 to 17. Primary(IV & V) and Middle school has 190 students while secondary and senior secondary school have 160 students.

Sister schools: Rajghat Besant School, Oak Grove School, The Valley School, Sahyadri School

School Awards and Recognitions

Indian Public School’s Conference (IPSC)

Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle is one of the best Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) schools in Madanapalle and ranks among the top schools in Madanapalle. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) school in Madanapalle. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

Rishi Valley, Chittoor District, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh 517352

School Chairman & Principal

  • Chairman: Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Principal: Siddhartha Menon principal@rishivalley.org

School Contact Person

Phone Number

08571 280044, 08571 280086, 08571 280582, 08571 280622, 9493547322, 9493547822, 7893644497, 7893644717

Email Address
School Website


Admission Details

Academic Year

Mid June to March end

Admission Period

September to December every year. Applications for the upcoming academic year are to be submitted by December 1 of the prior year.

Admission Procedure and Important Dates

The School has students enrolled from IV to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to Rishi Valley School Madanapalle for the upcoming academic year?

Rishi valley has classes from standard IV to XII.

Minimum age required to get admission to Rishi Valley Chittor is 7 years. For admissions parents have to apply during the year prior to the academic year in which student will join the school.

School only take new students in the following class

  • Class IV – at the age of 8+
  • Class VI – minimum age 10
  • Class VII – Minimum age 11

Please note school do not admit students in classes other than above. School have very few seats at 11th standard. Admission to these classes are based on interview which are held in 3rd week of march every year after the board examinations.

Admission Process and Timeline

  1. Admissions for an academic year commencing in mid-June of a particular year starts on 1st September of the preceding.
  2. The application for admission should reach school office not later than 1st December.
  3. School reviews the application forms in early January (Early Feb for class 11). Application forms are reviewed by the selection committee.
  4. Selection Committee shortlist candidates for a formal test and interview. Interview are conducted in Feb/March every year. The Written tests covers English and Mathematics only.
  5. School offers admission to the finally selected students

Admission Schedule

Step Estimated Dates
Application form submission 1st September to 1st December
Review of Application and Shortlist of candidates for Test and Interview Early January
Interview dates February and March each year
Final List of selected students Early April

Fees Details

Rishi Valley School Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for Rishi Valley School Madanapalle fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

Parents can pay the Rishi Valley school fee in 2 equal instalments, 1st week of April and November every year.

Rishi Valley School Chittoor fees for Indian Students Including Tuition Fee, Hostel Fees, Food and Laundry Charges is  Rs. 5,15,000. Please refer to the below table for Rishi Valley School Chittoor Fees and Fee structure

Particular Details Amount
Admission Fee Non Refundable payable on notification of admission Rs. 5,000
Fees for Indian Students Includes Tuition Fee, Hostel Fees, Food and Laundry Charges Rs. 5,15,000
Fees for Foreign Students   USD 14,250
Additional Fee for Indian Students For Class XI and XII students Rs. 25,000
Additional Fee for Foreign Students  For Class XI and XII students USD 600
Computer Science For students who have opt for optional subject in Class IX and above Rs 1,000

The above fees do not include expensed like clothing, special excursions to distant places, personal games and sports equipment, musical instruments, toilet articles, cost of school books, note books, stationery, travelling expenses to and from the school, medical expenses, etc.

Infrastructure & Facilities

The Rishi Valley School campus is spread over acres of land in area of Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh. The School is a K-12 Boarding School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(7/42)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Lacrosse

Education Facilities(1/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/5)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Air Filter AC Classrooms

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(3/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(2/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(0/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(1/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(1/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(0/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(0/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

Senior School (Secondary and Senior Secondary) of Rishi Valley is in a separate building. The building has separate library, subject rooms, laboratories and computer room.


The School has around 20 small hostels. Each of these hostels can accommodate students ranging from 12 to 22.

Bird Watching : School has an institute for bird studies and natural history.

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones.

Academic Programs

Number of Students


Number of Teachers


Students to Teachers Ratio


School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

Language of Instruction

  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
HolidaysWinter vacation : during October and November Summer vacation : during April, May and June
School Senior Secondary Streams
  • Science with Mathematics
  • Science without Mathematics
  • Commerce
  • Humanities

School Level & Classes

Which grades will you have in the new session?

Rishi Valley School is a Primary School (I-V) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

Primary School (I-V)IVV
Secondary School (IX-X)IXX
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)XIXII

Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

The Academic session at Rishi Valley School starts from Mid June to March end. The School provides education to students from IV to XII.

Rishi Valley School is a Coed English medium Boarding School which offers the National curriculum CISCE, from IV to XII.

Academic Affiliations

Rishi Valley School is authorised to offer the following

CISCE ICSE, ISC Board Schools
CISCE - Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

National level, private, Board of School education in India conducts

  • ICSE - Indian Certificate for Secondary Education (10th)
  • ISC - Indian School Certificate (12th)

Rishi Valley School is recognised by and affiliated to the CISCE and follows curriculum prescribed by it.
The school is affiliated to CISCE since Invalid date with CISCE affiliation number AP038. The Schools offers following CISCE boards -

  • ICSE (Class X)
  • ISC (Class XII)

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Curriculum offered in Rishi Valley School by Class

In this section, we will answer What board of education does Rishi Valley School intend to follow over the years?

Level - Class/Grade
Primary School (I-V)
    Middle School (VI-VIII)
      Secondary School (IX-X)
      • School is Affiliated to CISCE and offers ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) curriculum in Secondary classes (class IX & X). Followed by ICSE Board Exam at the end of the Class 10th.
      Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
      • School is Affiliated to CISCE and offers ISC (Indian School Certificate Examination) curriculum in class XI & XII. Followed by ISC Board Exam at the end of the Class 12th.
      • At the Senior Secondary level, school offers Science with Mathematics, Science without Mathematics, Commerce, Humanities streams.

      From class 4th to 8th, school offers flexible curriculum without any pressure of examinations.

      Syllabus ISC (Classes 11 & 12) – Elective Options available

      Following subject combinations are available in Rishi Valley School. Students have to select four electives by selecting at most one subject from each of the subject groups listed below

      • Group A: Physics, Accounts, Literature
      • Group B: Chemistry, Commerce, History
      • Group C: Biology, Economics, Computer Science
      • Group D: Mathematics, Sociology, Environmental Science, Telugu
      • Group E: Fine Art
      • Group F : English

      English is compulsory. Physical Education is likely to be placed in Group C or in Group D

      Other Details

      School Staff Details

      Designation Total No.
      Vice-Principal/Head Master  
      Health Wellness Teacher  

      School Rating & Reviews

      4.6out of 5

      based on 56 ratings

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      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

      Rishi Valley School is affiliated to which board?

      Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).

      What is the process of getting admission into Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle?

      The Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle has students enrolled from IV to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

      Is this school a co-educational school?

      Yes The Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle is a Coed school.

      What is the curriculum offered at Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle?

      Rishi Valley School, Madanapalle offers the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) at various levels of education.

      Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

      The Rishi Valley School is rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 56 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

      Does Rishi Valley School offer Hostel facility to students?

      Yes, The school offers boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Boarding School.